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Widowson07 Jul 2020 11:40 a.m. PST

Guard collars had two bands of petlitzi. Somewhere I think I read that, on NCO collars with gold braiding on top or bottom (depending on year), one of the petlitzi bands was deleted. Is that true?

Cuprum207 Jul 2020 10:16 p.m. PST

This is so for the uniform of the sample of 1812. Before that, on the "high" collar, there were two petlitzi bands.

Prince of Essling08 Jul 2020 4:45 a.m. PST

Viskovatov shows a NCO with a single bar (reference number & translation from mark Conrad's site)

Illustration 1903. Company-grade Officer and Non-Commissioned Officer. L.-Gds. Preobrazhenskii Regiment, 1812-1816

Coloured version of the guard infantry volume at PDF link

Prince of Essling08 Jul 2020 12:25 p.m. PST

Zvegincov "L'Armee Russe 1801-1825" shows a NCO from 1812 with the single (doubled) bar,

Widowson14 Jul 2020 3:27 p.m. PST

Cuprum 2 – That makes perfect sense. Thanks.

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